Waka Waka

“Waka Waka” turns five years

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It is five years since Shakira’s hit “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)”, the official FIFA 2010 World Cup song was released in May 2010. Yes, that song was an inspiration for the name of this blog.

“Waka Waka” turned out to be a huge international hit, topping single lists in several countries and selling over ten million digital copies to date. The song regained popularity last year, during the World Cup in Brazil, whistling out the negatively perceived “We Are One (Ole Ola)” by Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez.   Read the rest of this entry »